We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Bago, Myanmar

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 128 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 26
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Impressive Buddha

Very impressive place, hard to get the Budha completely on one photo. The place is not far from shwethalyaung Buddha. Seems not to be a big attraction to tourists, since i as the... read more

Reviewed December 4, 2016
dirk S
,
Shanghai, China

Similar Things to Do in Bago

Add Photo Write a Review

128 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 74: English reviews
Christchurch, New Zealand
Level Contributor
485 reviews
284 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed December 21, 2016

Being outside means that when visiting this temple, there is little respite from the relentless sun. It is best therefore visited in the morning, rather than later in the day. A simple image (in comparison to many others), but worth the visit to admire it uniqueness. Almost free of commercialism also.

Helpful?
Thank FyingKiwi
Shanghai, China
Level Contributor
39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed December 4, 2016

Very impressive place, hard to get the Budha completely on one photo. The place is not far from shwethalyaung Buddha. Seems not to be a big attraction to tourists, since i as the only one ot visit. Apparently the Buddha is planned to be covered by a shrine building (like shwethalyaung); its foundationts can be seen already.

Helpful?
Thank dirk S
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
Level Contributor
33 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed November 20, 2016

Within the Bago Ancient Hathawaddy Cultural Heritage Zone and within the ticket, the Shwe Tha Lyaung is said to be the largest reclining Buddha at 180 feet in length and 52 feet in height. Of special interest are the pillows the Buddha's head is resting and the storyboard on the reverse side. There were many families enjoying the area, but... More 

Helpful?
Thank poppetann
Barcelona, Spain
Level Contributor
35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed November 19, 2016

Impressive reclining Buddha, so long! The details and the other buddha statue near is worth a bike ride!

Helpful?
Thank PuToCa
Pune, India
Level Contributor
32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed November 16, 2016

If largeness was a criteria, do drop in here! But can be tough on a hot afternoon! Best to give it a miss and head for ShwethaLaung Buddha, a little further off!

Helpful?
Thank chandanc22
Parma, Italy
Level Contributor
162 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Impressive and well restored, i find it one of the most interesting thing to visit in bago. Easy to find, i suggest you to rent a motor bike o ask help to locals, with few dollars you can help them and have a great bago experience

Helpful?
Thank Whisper81
Rockdale, Australia
Level Contributor
545 reviews
265 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 389 helpful votes
Reviewed October 28, 2016

During my 2 week holiday in Yangon from 22/06/16 my close friend named Smith suggested I visit the MYA THA LYAUNG RECLINING BUDDHA. Therefore with my friend Smith we set out for the long drive from Central Yangon to the BAGO area & visited many other close-by attractions before reaching the reclining buddha. You have to pay 10,000.00 Kyats to... More 

Helpful?
Thank Stephen N
Oslo, Norway
Level Contributor
397 reviews
186 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed October 21, 2016

In Bago, almost at the same place, you have two reclining Buddhas, one inside a hall and this one outside. They are both impressive and by all means worth a visit and for sure a nice view.

Helpful?
Thank TerjeHoegberg
Basel, Switzerland
Level Contributor
30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed July 28, 2016

It is a nice view and a different one. In bago there are at least two reclined Buddhas. Go see it if you do not mind the crowd and the heat of hot season.

Helpful?
Thank fateme2016
Singapore
Level Contributor
320 reviews
150 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
Reviewed July 24, 2016

It is as mind-boggling as it is enigmatic.... as art worthy as it is colorful. As open in the open as it is open to sensory interpretation. Colossal. Accessible. Awesome. Yet, calming and serene. Until the shadow of a sneer creeps into your consciousness. Is there the start of the disdainful curling of the upper lip? The belittling downward gaze... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank SingaporeViews

Travelers who viewed Mya Tha Lyaung Reclining Buddha also viewed

 

Been to Mya Tha Lyaung Reclining Buddha? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Mya Tha Lyaung Reclining Buddha and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Mya Tha Lyaung Reclining Buddha staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?